In 2013, Carlo Ancelotti left Paris Saint-Germain and the French team needed a new coach, that’s why they called Portuguese manager Andre Villas-Boas.
Portuguese manager Andre Villas-Boas was close to signing for Paris Saint-Germain in the French Ligue 1.
This was back in 2013 when Carlo Ancelotti left the team.
“I was in the Bahamas with my family,” Villas-Boas recalled according to Goal.
“Nasser Al-Khelaifi called me every day. I know him because I go to Qatar often. He’d call me and say ‘Andre, are you all right? We want to start talks with you. Leonardo will call you for a meeting in the future’.”
“So Leonardo calls me and we didn’t have a very good conversation. There was no connection between us. I phoned Nasser back and told him that I wouldn’t be going to Paris. He asked me what had happened and I told him that the conversation did not go well,” he commented.
“’I’m trying to relax here, leave me alone’, I said.”
“In the summer of 2013, I received a proposal from Paris Saint-Germain. They wanted me but I refused the offer out of love for Tottenham. Maybe that was a mistake,” Villas-Boas concluded.
— Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_English) September 6, 2019